Science Spotlight

May 16, 2013

Two recent preclinical studies have reported successful tests for vaccines to help overcome heroin or cocaine addiction.

For a copy of the study abstract on the heroin vaccine (published online May 6), go to: www.pnas.org/content/early/2013/05/02/
1219159110.abstract
.

For a copy of the press release from The Scripps Research Institute, go to: www.scripps.edu/news/press/2013/20130506heroin.html.

For a copy of the study abstract on the cocaine vaccine (published online May 10), go to:www.nature.com/npp/journal/vaop/naam/abs/npp2013114a.html. For a copy of the press release from Weill Cornell Medical College, go to: https://news.weill.cornell.edu/news/2013/05/cocaine-vaccine-passes-key-testing-hurdle.

For more information, contact the NIDA press office at media@nida.nih.gov or 301-443-6245.

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